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is the first city to get redbox tickets. for the forth year in a row, there's no baby boom. fewer babies were born this year. it's been a trend since the recession hit. prior to 2008, birth rates had risen steadily since the early 90s. however, since the economy tanked, baby births have declined. still to come, some surprise hits are helping bring audiences back to the box office. that's later in movies and money. but first, groupon's shares have dropped dramatically in value. we'll hear what some former employees have to say about that. paul eggers reports, next. lifelock is one of eight companies launching ipos this week. the identification company had an initial price tag of $9. it closed out its first trading day at $8.36. other companies going public this week include dave and buster's and luxfer holdings, to name a couple. it's the most companies going public in one week since july, with the wall street journal reporting the deals are expected to raise over a billion dollars. in less than one year, online coupon company groupon moved from massively hyped to a mostly forgotten $4 stock.
of a 3 million budget gap. the city handed out 38 pink slips. stockton was the first city to declare bankruptcy and the largest city in the nation to do so. listen up before you do your next load of laundry. ge is recalling front load washing machines because the basket could separate and cause injuries. the model affected were sold in gold, red and white colors from july 2008, to august 2011. heather? >> thank you so much. 24 minutes after the hour now. more and more americans are voting without going to the polls. but the trend is causing concern about voters fraud. eric shawn has more. >> absentee ballots and mailing in your vote are a way for your voice to be heard. 90 million voters in the election 14 million and 50 percent of the electorate used absentee ballots. new jersey expects 40,000 absentee ballots and joe hogan the county clerk said there is a rigorous official that requires officials to insure the integrity of absentee ballots. our people get the information and verification and the ballot is sent out in a complete packet with instructions . that ballot is returned to
biglari says is not true. chicago and san antonio will be the first cities where vending machines will display calories on soda. coke, pepsi and dr. pepper are rolling out the new machines. it's a premptive move. proposed regulations could require all restaunrants and vending machines to post calorie information as early as next year. critics have been raising concerns about sugary drinks and fatty foods. still to come, how to be a go- getter in small business. a popular columnist tells us how to take the reigns on launching a start up. but first, following the money trail. who is spending billions to get their candidate elected? bill moller uncovers the shocking truth, next. ñçbÑ never look a howler monkey in the eye. we built the entire library out of recycled bottles. fried ants are delicious. really. that was a confidence builder. my students actually ended up teaching me. so i learned this dance, let me show you this dance. (foreign language) the classroom was more of a class-tent. you think managing a sales team is tough... try working with five different villages. my ala
for today's trivia. in 1962, which city hosted its first-ever world series games? a. kansas city b. minneapolis c. san francisco the answer still to come this midday! time for sports. the white sox have shuffled the front office with some familiar faces. kenny williams and rick hahn have both been promoted. williams will now oversee baseball operations as executive vice president, while hahn becomes the new general manager. williams has been the g-m for 13 years, and constructed the 2005 world series team. now he'll deal with off- the- field issues, like boosting attendance. hahn most recently served as assistant g-m, and has been pursued by many teams over the years. he'll immediately have to make decisions on free agents like jake peavy, a-j pierzynski, and kevin youkilis. the tigers trying to even the world series against the giants. it scoreless with no outs in the second inning. delmon young grounds one down the line. prince fielder is sent home from first base, but the relay throw is on time and he's out. still no score in the seventh brandon crawford grounds into a double p
. they may be the first place raiders. oakland plans to keep their hopes alive in kansas city, next. ,,,, get sleep train's very best mattresses at the guaranteed lowest price. plus, pay no interest for 3 years on the best brand-name mattress sets. but the best rest event ends sunday at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ five straight games at arrod stadium, tryin' to make it d close in on first place in e afc west... tanford routt >>> resurging raiders won five straight games. closing in first place in the afc west. didn't take long to get reacquainted. first play, he ticked off carson palmer. and he gets the second interception. and the chiefs didn't put any points on the board as a result of that turnover. raiders up '-0. braidies win on the back. and that's the safety's first interception of the year. and palmer drives the raiders into the red zone, where he does a nice job. ap this is the touchdown pass right through his hand. raiders settled for another field goal. the raiders defense, and knocked him out of the game. he took a beating. he left the game with a he
, or this law that was actually passed by the city of simi valley. first of all, a sign they have to post on their door, just says this, doesn't say i'm a sex offender, it says no candy or treats at this residence. they have to leave all exterior decorative and ornamental lighting off, 5:00 p.m. to midnight and, refrain from decorating their front yard and house exterior and don't answer the door to children trick-or-treating. >> essentially they are saying, you cannot try to lure these children. we know this is what you do. and we know you want children and know to -- sex with it i should say and you will not change your behavior and here, at the end of the day, when the united states supreme court, if they were to look at this, they will absolutely shoot it down. why? because they have decided that a sexual predator can be imprisoned although they don't call it that for even longer than a criminal sentence, because they are a danger to the community. it is absurd. >> heather: there are 119 registered sex offenders in simi valley and is there is this megan's law web site, where the worst
will be held tonight on the northwest side. it's the first of three hearings being hosted by the city council's progressive caucus. the hearings are intended to encourage chicagoans to offer their own ideas, suggestions and concerns regarding mayor rahm emanuel's proposed budget for next year. tonight's hearing gets under way at 6 p-m at the copernicus center, at 5216 west lawrence. the city council's progressive caucus will host two more budget hearings next week on the south and west sides. >> your authority to order an audit of the city has always existed in the contract and it has never been exercised. i told our financial people that we're going to exercise that authority. it is a bad deal for the city of chicago. parking rates have soared. a continue to fight a $14 million bill from the company. the city took meter spaces out of service. the mayor also disputes the $35 million bill. there diligently submitting financial information. the mayor has also ordered audit for the skyway and lakefront parking rod. >>a public hearing on the new city budget will be held tonight on the northwest
welcome first step by san dusk. the city administrator did negotiate a cba that was brought to the cac in january, and it was approved by the city administrator at the end of january. and this past year san dusk actually negotiated their second round, the second cba. september 20th was the final public hearing on that cba. i'm not sure if the city has signed off on it yet. >> could you talk a little bit, could you summarize the first cba with sandusk what was finally agreed upon? and also the value of the exclusion.
in the first place. >> tom: in cities across the u.s., the biggest mortgage lender, wells fargo looking to mend its image after accusations it steered minority homebuyers into sub-prime loans. the bank's strategy is to help certain home buyers with their down payments. as diane eastabook reports cities like chicago are hoping the grants could be a first step in turning around distressed neighborhoods. >> all of you out there probably know what your numbers are. >> reporter: these chicagoans are lining up for what could be a chance of a lifetime. they're applying for $15,000 grants to be used for the purchase of a home. the money is coming from wells fargo and it's part of multi- million dollar national fair lending settlement between the bank, the u.s. justice department, and several states including illinois. >> the programs desire and intent was not only to spark not only the market, but to spark people's imagination to get them interested in buying a home again. >> reporter: the $8 million set aside for the chicago grants could help revitalize neighborhoods hard hit by the housing crisis. to
. it will be in the first week of november before the new york city subway system. 468 station and 68 plus miles of track can reopen. they have been closed since before the storm. jfk airport will possibly open up. we don't know when la guardia or newark airport will open up back for business. airport in boston started slowly the take off and landings. but the tuesday total of cancellation. 18,000 in one day . a lot of folks lost their homes including more than 100 in a fire in breezy point, queens. the damage could top 20 billion and 20 or 30 billion in lost business. those numbers are huge that experts are hoping could be and might be off set by the cost of a repair and rebuilding. back to you in new york. >> thank you, peter. we told you about atlantic city, but just south of there. parts of ocean city, new jersey boardwalk also swept away . sandy swept away much of the town. we are joined where clean up is under way, stephanie. >> it is bad here in ocean city . the bay on one side and ocean on the other. it looks like i am standing on the beach but we are on the fifth street acess point to the boardw
talk about my background how i first got into the position as the mayor in a small city about 40,000 people outside of springfield in the western part of massachusetts. i was born and raised there and went to the public schools and when i got into brown studied urban studies there and unlike a lot of folks my age to give back to the city that i thought had given me the opportunity that i had. holyoke is a rich history and is the first city to the committee to make papers we are the paper city. like a lot of cities on the northeast we move the industrial city but folks came in to holyoke and a lot of the factories moved overseas. the unemployment rate is larger or how your domestic and national average about 50% of the population is latino and mostly puerto rican defense and very diverse city as well. so i got elected last november and there's four of us in the election the nonpartisan from the local level to start against each other in november and i went with 53% of the vote and became the mayor in january at the age of 22 and i turned 23 and i will be 24 in january so i quickly
sugerman shows us what the fall classic meanst tot city and its people and -- to the city and its people and has the mood changed too? >> reporter: well, nothing like a home team home run and the first lead of the entire series for detroit. to get fans excited and yes, i heard some loud yelling from the stadium which i hasn't heard in the last -- hadn't heard in the last couple can of days, the region -- couple of days. the region really needs a boost. the following is a tale of two cities. and of how both are trying to ride on a tigers' tale. first, some good news. some detroit real estate is up over 100% this year. >> between 25 and 30. thousand. >> reporter: a similar home like david larson's fixer upper would have cost $10,000 at the beginning of the year. >> this is just detroit. this is all we've ever known. >> detroit has lost the equivalent of one and a half san franciscos. >> reporter: native bill mcgraw who runs the website deadlinedetroit gave us a tour of his city that in fact has lost two-thirds of its population. >> that's really why there's all this vacant lots and empty b
, the city first of all they are doing a great job, emergency services. a day in advance, we were able to fit in all the events and functions, but the transportation was a little problem. robert: the owner and operator here at battery garden restaurants. if you are walking around grand central, you may recognize his face from uncle paul's pizza they delivered all the way downtown to our very hungry fox crew. liz: thank you to him. i have been to that wonderful battery gardens restaurant many times. he does a great job, fantastic. thanks to him and all the business owners that who are really putting up the good fight here. speaking of which, you wonder when the markets will start again. will they reopen wednesday? that's the plan right now. you look at the big board and you just see zero, nothing is moving. charlie gasparino was on this story early this morning. >> i think from what i understand it, i'm getting news from exchange officials, there is a 99.9% chance the market ts will be open wednesday. the last thing they want is three days. there's no rule here. we have checked this out. there
is scheduled to open in 2014. if san francisco makes the first round, the city has to come up with the six-figure bid package for the nfl owners. the prospect of a new stadium and hosting a super bowl excites many, but not all 49er fans. >> i don't know if it is in santa clara i don't know if they host it here, it doesn't make sense. >> it is a wonderful idea. i have been a fan for many, many years. and it is time to bring it to the city. >> even though they are playing in santa clara? >> 2016 would mark the anniversary of the super bowl. fans say the city has already proven it can play host to huge events. the cost of hosting the superbowl san francisco would be $25 million, and the city says that money would be privately raised. if the city makes the list tomorrow, they have to submit their host city plan to the nfl by may 7th. in san francisco, thomas roman, abc7 news. >> thomas, thanks very much. we might have to wait for the super bowl, but we don't have to wait for the niners. this thursday is game day on abc7. at 4:00 49er legend jerry rice and brent jones join us as abc7 news prese
in with. just ahead the new technology being implemented to help police detect gunfire in the city. but first, when we come back, an exclusive story: the new development in the john wayne gacy case. a mother gets news about her son, believed to be one of the serial killer's 33 victims. [ cat 1 ] i am not a vegetarian... look at these teeth! they're made for meat! [ cat 2 ] do i look like i'm stalking plants? [ male announcer ] most dry foods add plant protein, like gluten but iams never adds gluten. iams adds 50% more animal protein, [ cat 3 ] look at this body! under this shiny coat is a lean mean purring machine [ cat 4 ] i am too! hahahaha! [ male announcer ] iams. with 50% more animal protein. [ cat 5 ] yum! [ cat 1 ] i'm an iams cat. feed me what i'm born to eat. meow. an update to a story about wayne gacy. the total last year and a woman had one of the victims exhumed to see if it was in deep her son who was reported missing 36 years ago in 1976. she always had her doubts even though the body was found next to the body of michael's friend a
because of weather for the first time since 1985. the city subway system used by 5 million people a day was boarded up. the second time it's been shut down. first being last year in the lead up to hurricane irene. >> i need to go to port authority and i need to catch a bus. >> went down here to get her back on the train and i don't think -- i don't know are the buses running? >> reporter: for many new yorkers sunday was a day to prepare for the storm or get out of town. >> we were called several times by our building management company and told we had to evacuate, so we're off. >> reporter: and classes at all public schools today have been cancelled and dozens of schools have been turned into shelters. all broadway shows for tonight have been cancelled. >> the conditions out there are expected to get worse throughout the morning. what's it like out there right now? >> reporter: well right now we're seeing some wind. we are next to the water so this is normally a windy area. we're seeing winds starting to pick up just a little bit. a tiny bit of drizzle. nothing compared to what we're ex
in the region. they're patrolling the city's main roads for the first time. kismayo was al shabaab's largest strong hold and one of the largest sources of funding. at least eight people have been killed and 40 injured after a ferry sarning off the coast of hong kong. around 120 were onboard when at the collided with a tug boat near lamma island. they were going to view a fire work display to mark china's national day. iran's currentsy has fallen to a record low against the dollar. at one point on monday they lost 18% of its value. analysts say there's growing evidence that international sanctions over tehran's nuclear program are damaging the economy. now to the presidential race here in the u.s. and both mitt romney and barack obama are busy swatting up and rehearsing for the first television debate this wednesday. polls show the republican candidate is trailing president obama in the crucial swing states. one of them is of course ohio where early voting gets under way tomorrow. from there our north america editor reports. >> ♪ the boys are back in town ♪ >> the boys are indeed back in
friend was left paralyzd. this is the first time since 2003 the city has exceeded 400- murders by october. in response to the recent shootings, members of sweet holy spirit church held a prayer walk yesterday. members called for peace and an end to the violence. residents say are now surprised the city's homicide rate now tops 400. >> an american airlines flight from chicago made an emergency landing in st. louis. none of the passengers were injured. the co-pilot became ill. the plane was headed for dallas. no word on on when passengers will continue the flight >>teachers in evergreen park could go on strike tomorrow. a meeting tonight could determine if parents need to make alternate arrangments for their kids. wgn's amy rutledge is live with the latest. >> his last have parents start thinking in that direction. two sessions last week did not go well. the two sides are still split on substantial issues. >> the district and federation of teachers have been trying to hammer out a contract since late april. time is about to run up. >> we are paying all of these high taxes to keep schools o
than the boardwalk at seaside heights and atlantic city, which you may know, the nation's first boardwalk, the birth of the boardwalk in atlantic city when years ago the folks who owned the train cars and hotel along the beach got tired of people tracking sand into the hotels and train cars, let's put a boardwalk there so people's feet will be clean when they get into the hotels and rail cars. that's a piece of history there as this one is here. it will come back. cheryl: one of the things tough to see in new jersey, jeff, so many residents stuck. i know the national guard on the ground yesterday trying to get people out of the homes and in the shelters. is that effort still continuing today, or are pretty much residents evacuated now? >> we just saw at the other end of the island folks going house to house, fire department going house to house. there's people out here. hey, jimmy, spin back around, quickly as you can, we'll leave them with a shot of folks on bicycles. a lot of people, you know, they can't get the cars out. people traverse on bicycle, and that's what ewe see --
. >>> intel weighed in with lackluster profits. >>> ceo of city back michael corbett held his first conference call following the surprise resignation from former chief. >> victor: ram pandit. >>> elsewhere, a 123 systems is now bankrupt despite nearly $250 million in government grants. >>> france's privacy regulators say google's new privacy policy violates their rules. france could impose heft at this fines if google fails to modify its policy. >>> fox con has admitted to hiring student interns as young as 14 to work in its chinese factories. >>> meanwhile, rumor has it apple is ready to unveil the long awaited ipad on tuesday. >>> we all know using your phone at a restaurant is a no-no. snapping photos with your phone is okay. this according to 67% of diners surveyed. >>> forget 90210. 10065, a very exclusive area of new york's upper east side is now the plies iest zip code in the nation sending swanky new jersey suburb alpine to second place. >>> atherton in silicon valley, saga upon anything and san francisco suburb hillsboro rounded out the top five. >>> the yanks reach the brink and som
. >> first, from kansas to emerald city, to d.c. and now london, dorothy's ruby slippers are taking a vacation. the shoes will leave the smithsonian this morning for their first international trip. they'll be on display along side dorothy's blue and white dress in london. this will be the first time the shoes and the dress have been together since the movie was filmed. ♪ somewhere over the rainbow ♪  what makes the sleep number store different? you walk into a conventional mattress store, it's really not about you. we have so much technology in our store to really show the customers what's going on with their bodies. you can see a little more pressure in the shoulders and in the hips.... now you can feel what happens as we raise your sleep number setting and allow the bed to contour to your individual shape. oh, wow. that feels really good. at sleep number we've created a collection of innovations dedicated to individualizing your comfort. the sleep number collection, designed around the innovative sleep number bed a bed with dualair technology th
can pick them up at jc penny and sport authority stores. please call first. we checked with the union city store, they sold out very quickly and closed up shop. >>> some debate watchers want wanted to watch barack obama mitt romney. but the game was on at the same time. they have the debate on up stairs and downstairs a tv was tuned in. >> i changed to the final. i've got to see this game. >> making it a little boring, it's a nice break. >> it's pretty cool watching it upstairs but there could also be history made here tonight. >> at the end organizers quickly switched over to the giants game. you will find more on our web site on the giants win and the debate. >>> a judge handed a teenager the maximum sentence for driving an suv into a father and his nine-year-old daughter. he pleaded guilty to manslaughter and reckless driving. since he was 17 at the time of the crash he was sentenced to 17 years in a jive nile facility. if he had been tried as an adult he would have received an even shorter sentence. >> it's meant as a rehabilitation. he comes hope hopefully understanding what kind
of these shorts, you can pick them up at jc penny and sport authority stores. please call first. we checked with the union city store, they sold out very quickly and closed up shop. >>> some debate watchers want wanted to watch barack obama mitt romney. but the game was on at the same time. they have the debate on up stairs and downstairs a tv was tuned in. >> i changed to the final. i've got to see this game. >> making it a little boring, it's a nice break. >> it's pretty cool watching it upstairs but there could also be history made here tonight. >> at the end organizers quickly switched over to the giants game. you will find more on our web site on the giants win and the debate. >>> a judge handed a teenager the maximum sentence for driving an suv into a father and his nine-year-old daughter. he pleaded guilty to manslaughter and reckless driving. since he was 17 at the time of the crash he was sentenced to 17 years in a jive nile facility. if he had been tried as an adult he would have received an even shorter sentence. >> it's meant as a rehabilitation. he comes hope hopefully understa
light we'll get a first look. a record 13-foot storm surge overflowed the city's historic water flood, flooding the financial area. and the subway. the city's mass transit system, schools, and stock exchange remain closed today. rob and paula, back to you. >> scott goldberg here on a wet and storm-weary new york. thanks a lot. >>> parts of new jersey remains under water after that monstrous storm surge along the coast. >>> sandy made landfall, powerful surf crashed into atlantic city's famous boardwalk, washing away a 300-yard section of it. floodwaters also filled up along towns, along the popular jersey shores. they plunged into darkness. abc's steve is in the thick of things. >> reporter: the water started to overtake the dunes. at that point we felt we had to move our trucks because the water was coming in onto the streets, not just in the areas right by the beach, but actually flooding some of the city's streets. so we decided to move a half mile away and rebase. we were broadcasting and all of a sudden the water crept up behind us there. >> now, the national guard and other fire
. d.c. is getting ready for the city's first post season baseball game since 1933. if you're going to the game make your ticket has the word: game 1. is game 3 of the the first home game. our sister station, newschannel depth reportan in- in a couple of minutes. good morning, everyone. there's an accident northbound washington parkway with delays still in place. a pretty solid back up there. it395 through alexandria, take you at least 23 the belt way the district and maryland, volume delays on the baltimore- parkway and south bend 95 from beltsville to four 95. say goodbye to the cloud cover and hello to sunshine again. r the nextve that fo days.l rain in the forecast until monday. we are in the 50's locally and cooler out to the west. degrees at 4:00 the first this today at 57 degrees and will warm up. are back again at 8:56. will warm up. are b[ male announc ] we the people, the middle class, who move our country forward, work hard, raise families, and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class, raising taxes on the average family by up to $2,00
that compiled a lot of those different projects. and my first transportation job was actually as a high cooler at muni in the service planning department. so, i have a lot of transportation expertise. i work with student government on city college of san francisco and i also just have an immense desire to see a lot more transportation improvements in the balboa park corridor. i have a great relationship with john avalos, supervisor avalos and i continue to work with trustee issues. that is the bulk of where a lot of riders are. we need a light rail [speaker not understood]. the second highest transportation [inaudible] outside of downtown. so, that's why i submit my application for seats 1, 2, 3 or 4. i think i'm eligible for all four of those. thank you. >> thank you, mr. walker. >>> good afternoon, supervisors. my name is henry kabane. he did submit an application already. before i tell you a little bit about myself, i just want to echo what supervisor elsbernd said about dan weaver. he is awe inspiring, a legendary neighborhood advocate and he would do wonders on this committee. a little b
of the evidence against his client for the first time sunday... including what police found inside the calumet city home where clark and chiodo lived. according to court records investigators discovered blood throughout the home. outside they found garbage cans filled with a blood stained rug and bath mat, a womans skirt, broken furniture and a plastic shower curtain covered in blood. evidence they used to charge clark with chiodos murder, even though the 41 year olds body hasnt been found. chiodo disappeared last weekend, and while clark told *investigators he hadnt seen her since a fight last sunday, he allegedly told his brother on the phone after his arrest that he woke up in bed to find chiodo in his arms covered in blood and he tried to give her mouth to mouth. the court records also say he discussed telling the police where the body was located as long as he could 'get a deal'. if anyone can do anything to have him tell us where he put her. we just want to get her back here. her family needs to have closure. we need to have closure. chiodos family members, who came to court sunday, d
, first of its budget friendly, in fact it was in council hearings today on the new city budget but the latest details emerged overtime at the 911 center swelled after a spike in emergency calls which is where it became clear to the city that something had to be done this solution will be a call diversion plan that sense cops out only on the most serious kinetic calls in game changer in the department's fight against crime serious crime where they feel officers can make the most impact. responses that to require immediate police service we're still going to respond. >> this will shift decisionmaking out of this building and more to the sergeants on the street but not right away the 911 revamp will follow an upgrade here at the 911 center. >> a local photographer still behind bars tonight after a big pot bust at his studio yesterday, the 50 year-old paul sherman awaits former drug charges, they raided the paul sherman studio and they carted away dozens of marijuana plants, illegal guns and $30,000 in cash chicago police said he was growing pot worth about a half a million doll
been lowered down to the first secure point of the building. the city of new york was incorrect because look at what happened. >> we want to make sure everyone is safe. >> hopefully they can soughter that thing together. we will be right back. >>> thank you. thank you for joining us for another eing dition of folks and friends first. e-mail
is the first city in america to offer the government bank i.d. card regardless of status. what makes the i.d. card unique is the debit card function which allows lower-income people to avoid check cashing fees. the program is expected to take 60 to 90 days to roll out. there will be a one-time fee of $10 for minors and senior citizens. richmond is considering a similar program. >>> in the south bay, the allen rock school district is eliminating 18 teaching positions and will combine classes to reduce spending. these moves will save them more than $1 million. school officials blame shrinking enrollment which reduces funding coming from the states. we will take a look at weather and traffic after the break. >>> welcome back. we have beat the heat. temperatures are the hottest temperatures we had all year. arrived just in time for the first week of october. now it will start to feel more like october. we have a couple of more hot days to get through. temperatures today 95 degrees in livermore. 95 in fairfield. 85 degrees in san jose. look at where we are headed. temperatures just crash as we
, of course, to the first two -- and then the revival of our cities with detroit as case study number one. we are very proud to be in detroit because we see it as a great city that has incredible potential that we would just love to help participate in that dialogue to help move that process forward a little faster. but what we really want to do is change the dialogue about how the world thinks about technology. because we really don't think it is understood or appreciated how rapidly the entire landscape is shifting because of tech. i mean, today apple's literally announcing the next iphone. that's cool, but that's just the most obvious example of things that continue to move at astonishing speed, and there's developments literally everywhere you look. and we don't think leaders generally get that. so i'm going to give you a couple of little, quick housekeeping things that we need to know. for one thing, there is an app, te space detroit, so look that up and download it, it has all the program. it'll be in realtime all day, please use the app, detroit labs made it, it's very good. te detroit
this morning, at fist light, we'll be getting the first look at the immense damage from this historic flooding. a record 13-foot storm surge overflowed the city's historic waterfront, flooding the financial district and the subway. the city's mass transit system, schools and stock exchange remain closed today. rob and paula, back to you. >> scott goldberg here, in a wet and storm-weary new york. thanks a lot. >>> and parts of new jersey remain underwater this morning after that monstrous storm surge along the coast. >> sandy made landfall. the powerful surf crashed into atlantic city's famous boardwalk, washing away a 300-yard section of it. floodwaters also filled up along towns along the jersey shore. they plunged into darkness. steve portnoy is in the thick of things at point pleasant beach. >> reporter: the water started to overtake the dunes. at that point we felt we had to move our truck because the water was coming in on to the streets. not just in the areas right by the beach, but actually flooding some of the city streets. so, we decided to move about a half-mile away and rebase. we w
hoover first came in, the city council decided to say they were boring to pass along a law banning hoovers because it would disrupt the traditionalists taxi system. it was sort of a clash between old and new, and in the end, the innuendo -- the new ended up winning out. but there are people with a stake in preserving the status quo. we need leaders who are willing to embrace technology and embrace the future in the name of jobs, in the name of a lot of other areas around procurement. >> as the last academic, i think i should say that one of the strongest defenders of the status quo is academia. since we are here at wayne state in an academic institution, i think it would be useful to pick up on the point, to look at how our graduate degree structures intersect with the need of the non-academic labor market. right now, our graduate programs are focused on producing people with ph these for the academic for therket, -- ph.d.'s academic labor market, which is not expanding rapidly, if at all. yet you have companies looking for highly educated people they say they cannot find. academia
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hours since the damaged crane first started dangling 90 stories in new york city. these are live pictures you are looking at. we have obtained this video showing yesterday's collapse at the construction site of the luxury 157 skyscraper as it's called. she has got more of what's going to on. what do we know about the safety record of this crane that seems to be hanging there? >> it is hanging precariously. directly behind me and it's about a thousand feet off the ground. you can imagine how terrified people on the ground were. having said that, cnn has learned that this very construction site has experienced some problems in the past. the city issued at least two stop work orders in the past couple of months. one for leaking hydraulic fluid and another for defective wire rope and an improper runway platform. they were eventually fully rescinded but it took about a week in each case for that to happen. they did confirm that the documents are correct. >> what did you think when you heard the loud boom? >> i thought it was a gunshot or a bomb. i immediately went to the window. when
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